verb (used without object), gaped, gap·ing.
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Origin of gape
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OTHER WORDS FROM gapegap·ing·ly, adverbsub·gape, verb (used without object), sub·gaped, sub·gap·ing.un·gap·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for gape
Beneath him gaped the great sea of clouds covering unknown depths he could not penetrate; but forwards he must go!The Dreamer of Dreams|Marie, Queen of Roumania
Like two sitting statues of stone, they froze motionless, and gaped wide-eyed at the Colonel.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front|R. Sidney Bowen
For an instant, the shock of it was too much; Riordan gaped in disbelief.Duel on Syrtis|Poul William Anderson
My father and Lewis gaped like men who see a penned-in beast slip out through an unimagined passage.The Sleuth of St. James's Square|Melville Davisson Post
The first thing that happened was a view—a view so unexpected and so superb that I gaped at it with my mouth open.My Friend the Chauffeur|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson